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101 Top South Korean Social Media Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best South Korean based Social Media companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Social Media industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top South Korean Social Media Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Platfarm Inc. (mojitok)

Platfarm Inc. (mojitok)

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Platfarm helps messaging services to monetize or/and increase user engagement with the visual communication solution.

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SmartStudy is a global entertainment company. We make high-quality animated and gaming content such as Pinkfong and Monster Super League.

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Vingle

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Vingle is an interest-based community platform available via mobile and web, where users can mingle together through shared interests.

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Pristones

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Pristones is a Korean venture supporting startups that provides mobile and web services.

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PlayEarth

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Playearth is a Korean socal games developer and is the developer of Kaizan Rumble.

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Kong Liao

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Kong Liao is a web-based platform that offers daily quizzes.

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Soulgit, Inc.

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Soulgit is a mobile game publisher and premium marketing agency.

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Get Together

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Get Together is a Korean company based in Seoul, enabling people of other sectors of the community to connect with companies.

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Black coin

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Black coin, a Korean startup, provides social membership cards for individuals all around the country.

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Yello Digital Marketing

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Yello Digital Marketing is a total media platform.

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Haeyoom Media

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Haeyoom media is a Korean mathematics teaching service provider.

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Entcrowd

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Performance facilitation platform.

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SeeOn

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SeeOn is a location-based social network service that allows users to contact other users and share experiences with one another.

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Peeper

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Peeper is a Q&A platform, connects Stars and Fans for the mission of “Star-Fans make the world better.”

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Easyworks Universe

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Easyworks Universe is a Korean-based startup company engaged in the development of Planet Jack, a web portal for designers.

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플랩풋볼 Plab Football

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소셜 축구 풋살 경기 진행 서비스 Social Football, Futsal pickup game service

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Wonderabbit

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Wonderabbit is a Korean mobile app company focusing on private social networking services.

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Mediafront

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Mediafront is a media agency based in Seoul, Korea.

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LiveRe

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Cizion is the maker of LiveRe, a social commenting solution for blogs and other websites.

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Mapiacompany Inc.

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Mapiacompany is a global digital music business operating on 3 independent platforms, Mapianist, MyMusicSheet and KPopPiano.

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CookApps

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CookApps is a game developer that specializes in web and mobile games.

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Cubbying

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Cubbying is a web and mobile service that gathers and organizes content gathered from a person’s social media networks.

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Claris

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Claris is a Korean social dating platform that enables users to collaborate online with others and build new relationships.

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Wow Ventures

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Wow Ventures is a Korean social network services platform offering advertising and mobile application development services.

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Asiance

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Asiance is the first Brandtech partner in Asia. Brandtech is an advanced model of Digital Agency based in Seoul and Tokyo.

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TI

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TI is a tech startup based in Korea that offers travel- and tourism-based social networking services.

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NOTEFOLIO

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NoteFolio is a social web platform that enables artists and designers to share their creative notes and work with each other.

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Ium

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IUMSOCIUS is a Korean-based app development company focused on creating novel dating apps for mobile users.

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Nasmedia

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Korea’s No.1 Media Marketing Agency that specializes in media planning, buying, operating & optimization for various types of ad campaign

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HS Ad

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HS Ad is an advertising agency that was established in 1984 as an affiliate of LG Group.

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PUBLY

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PUBLY is a Content Platform for Working People.

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Persona

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Persona brings the influential people to your business for social marketing.

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Twinklr

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Twinklr offers SUPERFAN, an online service that enables clients to promote and share their brand and related content on Facebook.

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Moncast

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Driven Cast is a social network that offers video clips in different categories and genres.

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Vanilla Breeze

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Vanilla Breeze is a developer of applications, games, and content for the smartphone industry.

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NRISE

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NRISE research and develops social media services to bring people the joy of communication.

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Foresting

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Foresting rewards content creators and curators through a new concept of social media token operation.

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Donordonut

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Donordonut is a smartphone application that enables users to share and donate goods and money to create social value.

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Fungrep

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Fungrep is a Korean mobile game development and publishing company focusing on iOS, MS Mobile, and Android devices.

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MOVIE1 broadcast media

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International satelite, web2.0 IPTV

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Whatif

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Whatif is a Korean software startup offering online advertising and social network services.

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Startup Alliance Korea

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Startup Alliance Korea works to help startups grow and go global by connecting people in the startup ecosystem with one another.

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BlockPet

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BlockPet is a blockchain-based social media pet community platform with a practical reward system

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SMC

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SMC is a digital marketing agency that provides all-in-one social marketing solution for brands.

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KickSubs

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KickSubs is an influencer marketing platform that delivers native ads within online videos, with 85+ million subscribers.

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Buzzni

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Buzzni is a Korean data searching web platform that helps consumers find reliable information.

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Langtree Korea

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Langtree Korea is an open service platform that connects tutors and students to enable them to learn each other’s native language.

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Swizzle Global Inc.

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The Feedback Interpreters – providing solutions to turn your app store reviews into actionable insights.

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Featuring

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Influencer / Social Commerce

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Profound

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Profound is a business spot-consulting market network.

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Ihateflyingbugs

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Ihateflyingbugs is a mobile application offers social network, marketing, and PR services to its users.

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Science & Engineering Research Support soCiety

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SERSC is an international center for supporting distinguished scholars and students.

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Loopkin

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Loopkin is the 1st kids activity sharing platform that connects people with extra capabilities to host kids activities to local kids.

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Peoplegate

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Peoplegate is Korean-based software company focused on developing a self titled social messenger service for smartphones.

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KAI Inc.

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KAI presents the next generation immersive media. This allows the creation of VR experiences in the simplest and the most powerful way.

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MONs group

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MONs group is a Korean-based company specializing in providing interactive media solutions and mobile development solutions to its clients.

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Inquivix (인퀴빅스)

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Digital Marketing Agency in Korea Specializing in Paid Search, Paid Social and SEO.

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The SMC Group

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The SMC Group is a social marketing company.

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GSIL Co., Ltd.

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GSIL Co., Ltd provide ‘Total safety care solution’ using Risk-Matrix first in world.

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RANKWAVE

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RANKWAVE is providing customer management solutions based upon its social big data analysis platform

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spotlight101

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커뮤니티형 라디오 플랫폼 (blabla)

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Korea Communications Commission

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Korea Communications Commission is organization that respond to the trends triggered by advanced digital technology in the broadcasting.

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ETRIBE

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ETRIBE is a digital media agency that specializes in branding strategy, promotion, app & social marketing, media planning and ad management.

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SNS Factory

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SNS Factory is a social network marketing company.

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Indie CF

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Independent Commercial Films

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Celeb Commerce

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Celeb Commerce is a provider of SNS marketing and advertising services.

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HyperC

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HyperC is a social media advertising company.

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Fluttr Inc.

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Fluttr is a mobile social media platform that inspires people to travel.

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OPUSONE INC

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‘OPUS ONE’ is a musical expression denoting the first composition within the masterwork of a composer.

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POLARIANT

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PLS(Polarized Light Sensing) – Precise Indoor Positioning system using Polarized Light for mobility vehicles

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Sangsang City

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Sangsang City offers band design and social media marketing services.

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Lumir

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A social venture team to solve the global light problem.

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Rumpus

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Rumpus is an IT company that provides media solutions, broadcasting cloud platforms, construction, and platform development services.

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Punch Digital Marketing

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Full service digital marketing agency in Korea. PPC, SEO and social media marketing. Naver and KakaoTalk ads.

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Ars Praxia

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Formerly known as TREUM, Ars Praxia is a social intelligence company providing web services, social media analytics, and business insights.

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AVEapp

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Fintech social media platform

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HexaFactory

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HexaFactory is a Korean startup that aims to build a collaborative consumption ecosystem by providing a platform for information sharing.

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Leafmill

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Leafmill is an online search engine that enables users to find information and shares it with friends.

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Hashsnap

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Hashsnap is a marketing and advertising company that specializes in social media, social media marketing, events, and brand activation.

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GAURI COMMUNICATION

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GAURI COMMUNICATION specializes in the social and digital marketing field.

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Wefree

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Wefree offers Mydol, a Korean provider of social content distribution services.

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Discovr Places

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Discovr Places is a platform for social-connected services targeted at travelers worldwide.

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Urimalo

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Urimalo is a Korean social travel community offering an app for travelers to connect, share information, and plan trips and meet-ups.

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6ixlab

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6ixlab is making a new social media ‘6ix’. User can easily search and help each other with trust in the connected network through friends.

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Global Outliers

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Global Outliers is a social networking application.

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Nalebe

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NaleBe, a real life time documentation service.

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SnowM

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SnowM is a blockchain-based social entertainment platform.

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CAMSCON

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CAMSCON is a Korean social magazine that specializes in amateur photography and fashion blogging.

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FriendsCube

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Friendscube is a mobile app that operates as a social network for making friends by offering introduction and referral services.

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Lee& Company, Inc.

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Lee& Company is a free Wi-fi service with a mobile advertising platform.

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IN-DM

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IN-DM is the provider of social media management services, search engine optimization, web design services.

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Ux Plus

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UX Plus is a blog that post pictures and content about Japanese characters.

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MK Company

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MK Company is a web design and digital marketing agency.

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MINOWORKS

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Minoworks is a software development company specialized in mobile applications development for the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.

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inmD Co.,Ltd

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InmD Co.,Ltd is a company that focuses on digital branding.

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SS Consulting

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SS Consulting is a social media marketing, advertising, and public relations company.

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PIMFY

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PIMFY is a Korean provider of location-based social network services for communities to share local information and organize activities.

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BLOCKCHAIN TODAY

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BLOCKCHAIN TODAY is a news media company that offers marketing and advertising services.

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Dream Media

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Dream Media is a social media marketing and advertising firm.

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MIRAE CLOUD

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MIRAE CLOUD provides affiliate marketing, SNS, social media, and content creation services.

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beGLOBAL

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beGLOBAL provides businesses with information about technology solutions, and technical startups and entrepreneurs.

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